The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 42 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.44% 2.60% 4.13%
As % of the System Software category 34.94% 27.03% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 5
Average daily rate
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£405 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.38 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+30.55% +11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
83 74 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.83% 9.62% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 12
Average daily rate £375 £275 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 17
Average hourly rate £14.21 £14.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +32.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 59 (83.10%) Windows
3 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
4 36 (50.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (50.70%) Hyper-V
5 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
6 30 (42.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (42.25%) ITIL
7 29 (40.85%) MCSE
8 28 (39.44%) SC Cleared
9 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
10 21 (29.58%) Linux
10 21 (29.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
12 19 (26.76%) Service Management
13 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (23.94%) NetApp
14 17 (23.94%) SLA
15 16 (22.54%) Citrix
16 15 (21.13%) SAN
16 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
16 15 (21.13%) MCP
16 15 (21.13%) McAfee
16 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (19.72%) Backup Exec
18 13 (18.31%) UNIX
18 13 (18.31%) DV Cleared
19 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2003
19 12 (16.90%) IIS
19 12 (16.90%) Intel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (16.90%) IIS
3 6 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) Lync
5 1 (1.41%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) PaaS
2 4 (5.63%) SaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) SAN
2 9 (12.68%) LAN
3 8 (11.27%) WAN
4 6 (8.45%) iSCSI
4 6 (8.45%) NAS
5 5 (7.04%) BIG-IP
5 5 (7.04%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (5.63%) DNS
6 4 (5.63%) WLAN
6 4 (5.63%) Firewall
7 3 (4.23%) DHCP
7 3 (4.23%) Broadband
8 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.41%) Network Security
8 1 (1.41%) VLAN
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) OLTP
1 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) German Language
4 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (14.08%) Team Leader
1 10 (14.08%) Architect
2 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 8 (11.27%) Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Citrix Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Virtualisation Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Citrix Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.82%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Clustering
2 5 (7.04%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.04%) User Experience
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.63%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.82%) HACMP
5 1 (1.41%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.41%) PMI
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (83.10%) Windows
2 36 (50.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (29.58%) Linux
4 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (18.31%) UNIX
7 7 (9.86%) Windows NT
7 7 (9.86%) Windows 2000
7 7 (9.86%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
8 5 (7.04%) CentOS
9 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.82%) AIX
10 2 (2.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) ITIL
2 21 (29.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (26.76%) Service Management
4 12 (16.90%) Change Management
5 11 (15.49%) Migration
6 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.45%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (7.04%) Validation
9 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (7.04%) Change Control
9 5 (7.04%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (5.63%) Line Management
10 4 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.63%) Operations Management
10 4 (5.63%) Requirements Management
10 4 (5.63%) ITIL V3
11 3 (4.23%) Project Management
11 3 (4.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
2 30 (42.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (40.85%) MCSE
4 28 (39.44%) SC Cleared
5 15 (21.13%) MCP
6 13 (18.31%) DV Cleared
7 7 (9.86%) Degree
8 5 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.23%) CNA
9 3 (4.23%) CNE
9 3 (4.23%) Novell Certification
10 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.82%) CCNP
10 2 (2.82%) CCNA
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.41%) GSAE
11 1 (1.41%) CCA
11 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.41%) CCEA
11 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.94%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (50.70%) Hyper-V
2 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.90%) VMware ESX
4 8 (11.27%) vSphere
5 7 (9.86%) Firmware
6 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (8.45%) XenApp
6 6 (8.45%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.45%) NFS
6 6 (8.45%) Terminal Services
6 6 (8.45%) ISA Server
7 3 (4.23%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.82%) UAG
8 2 (2.82%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) Backup Exec
2 11 (15.49%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (8.45%) SCOM
3 6 (8.45%) BladeLogic
4 5 (7.04%) XenMobile
5 4 (5.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Tivoli
6 3 (4.23%) OVSD
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.41%) SCCM
8 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.94%) NetApp
4 16 (22.54%) Citrix
5 15 (21.13%) McAfee
6 12 (16.90%) Intel
7 11 (15.49%) Sophos
7 11 (15.49%) Lumension
8 10 (14.08%) HP
9 8 (11.27%) Cisco
10 6 (8.45%) Oracle
10 6 (8.45%) IBM
10 6 (8.45%) EMC
11 5 (7.04%) F5
12 4 (5.63%) Remedy
13 3 (4.23%) Symantec
13 3 (4.23%) Dell
13 3 (4.23%) 3PAR
14 2 (2.82%) Brocade
14 2 (2.82%) GFI Software